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How Is California Spending the Water Bond?

By Ellen Hanak, Jelena Jezdimirovic

Jun 16, 2016 ... Almost two years ago, California voters passed Proposition 1—a $7.5 billion water bond intended to provide significant investments in the ...

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How California’s Water Bond Is Being Spent

By Jelena Jezdimirovic, Ellen Hanak

Dec 13, 2017 ... The money is broken into seven funding categories. The bond language preauthorized $2.7 billion for water storage projects. For the other six ...

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How Water Bonds Plug Spending Holes

By Annabelle Rosser, Caitrin Chappelle

Jun 7, 2021 ... In fact, bonds have helped fund water's fiscal orphans—critical activities that lack stable, long-term funding sources—including providing safe ...

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Voters Favor New Water Bond. What Are They Missing?

By Ellen Hanak, Mark Baldassare

Aug 13, 2018 ... Support for the bond―Proposition 3 on the November ballot―comes close on the heels of California voters passing a $4.1 billion state water and ...

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Drought Watch: Essential Elements for a Water Bond

By Ellen Hanak, Caitrin Chappelle

Apr 24, 2014 ... In both houses of the California Legislature, multiple versions of a new water bond are being amended and debated to make the June deadline ...

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Drought Watch: Support for the Water Bond

By Caitrin Chappelle, Emma Freeman

Aug 11, 2014 ... A bond can be expected to provide about $1 billion per year in new funds, leaving a $1 to $2 billion annual funding gap for critical water ...

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Paying for California’s Water System

By Caitrin Chappelle, Ellen Hanak, Annabelle Rosser

Bonds are reimbursed by the state's general fund, and California is currently repaying nearly $1 billion annually for past water bonds. The proposed 2021 budget ...

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Governor’s Budget Seeks to Build Water Resilience

By Ellen Hanak, Gokce Sencan

Jan 21, 2020 ... The big ticket item is the $4.75 billion Climate Resilience Bond, which could appear on the November 2020 ballot. More than 60% of the bond ...